Definition of Acid precipitation

1. Noun. Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water.

Exact synonyms: Acid Rain
Generic synonyms: Air Pollution

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acid Precipitation

acid jazz
acid loading test
acid maltase
acid of air
acid of amber
acid of ants
acid of apples
acid of lemon
acid of milk
acid of salt
acid of sugar
acid oxide
acid perfusion test
acid phosphatase
acid precipitation (current term)
acid protease
acid radical
acid rain
acid rains
acid reaction
acid red 87
acid red 91
acid reflux test
acid rigor
acid rock
acid salt
acid seromucoid
acid soluble spore protein
acid stain

Literary usage of Acid precipitation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1883)
"... Acid. Precipitation of the Metals of Group V., 2d Division, and of Group VI. ... acid precipitation ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"... which is carried out by the aid of potassium ferrocyanide in a liquid containing acetic acid; precipitation by phosphotungstic acid or phos- ..."

3. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt (1919)
"acid precipitation of Sewage with a View to Grease Recovery. Where sewage contains large amounts of certain trade wastes, treatment with acids for the ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1907)
"... both precipitates yield nearly the same result tor the atomic weight of the sample. acid precipitation. I. II. Average. Per cent of Y2O3 . ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"5.4 2.3 0.5 acid precipitation ....................... 0.2 o. i 0.8 It is noticeable ... 7 5.9 acid precipitation ....................... oo oo oi From the ..."

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